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Contact/Hours: Mondays 9:00am to 5:00pm Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9am to 2pm.
I am a certified Learning Disability Specialist and Counselor for the Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS) at Los Angeles Mission College. I have been a part of the DSPS team since 1995. My primary responsibilities include learning disability assessment; disability verification; academic/personal counseling; supervision; outreach to the college and the community; and program development.
I received my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master's Degree and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles. I have been a licensed psychologist in private practice since 2001. I am also the Assistant Director of Adult, Education and Outreach Services at Child & Family Center in Valencia and I work part-time as a staff psychologist at the Student Health and Wellness Center at College of the Canyons.
Contact/Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9-5, Tuesday 9-7, Thursday 9-4, and Friday 8-12:30. 818-364-7734.
I am a full time counselor for Disabled Students Programs and Services. My responsibilities include reviewing documents for disability verification, assisting students with selecting campus accommodations, and academic advising.
My education includes a MS degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, BS in Industrial Technology with an emphasis in Architecture, AA in Math and Science and an AA in Business Administration. I have been counseling community college students for 14 years. I have worked in the following counseling departments: General Counseling, Disabled Student Programs and Services, Extended Opportunity Program and Services, Veterans, Online students, and high school college enrichment programs.
Robert Schwartz, LCSW, Disability Specialist/Instructor
Contact/Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am-5:00pm & Wednesdays 11:00am to 7pm.
My previous work experience was providing brief psychotherapy to Mission College and San Fernando High School students for 3 years through NEVHC. For 6 years prior, I was a psychiatric social worker for area college and high school students at a clinic in Van Nuys.
After graduate school I worked as a social worker in elementary and high schools, and in psychiatric hospitals.
Adrian Gonzalez, Inst. Assistant, Assistive Technology
Contact/Hours Mondays thru Thursdays 8:00am to 5:30pm.
I am a certified Assistive Technologist from Cal State Northridge University and working as Instructional Assistant, Assistive Technologist. I regularly attends conferences and workshops put on by the State Chancellors Office High Tech Training Center Unit in Cupertino, CA. I also attends annually CAPED conventions, attending many of the conventions workshops. In addition, I have recently been appointed to Executive Board of the California Association PostSecondary Education on Disability (CAPED) as their Historian. Adrian has also been appointed to the ADA Advisory Committee for our LACCD. Every semester I coordinates local High School visit to LAMC for DSP&S orientation and invites various discipline to showcase their department and also provided a campus tour for recruitment purpose. He has provided a campus-wide awareness of ADA Accessible Document Training and also coordinated a tutoring orientation for the campus library tutoring programs presented by DSP&S staff about the need of understanding how to work/tutor with disabled students. I regularly assists Dr. Larry Resendez on-going programs projects and I am on the following committees: Distance Education Committee, ADA Advisory Committee.
On my spare time I love traveling and doing photography.
Marian E. Murray, Special Services Assistants